An international workshop
25th and 26th August, 2022
Carolina Alves [Article]
Carolina Alves is a Joan Robinson Research Fellow in Heterodox Economics at the University of Cambridge, Girton College, who specialises in Macroeconomics, International Finance, Marxian Economics and International Political Economy. Carolina is currently part of the Cambridge Social Ontology Group, and the Alternative Approaches to Economics Research Group – Faculty of Economics, Cambridge, and co-editor of The Developing Economics blog. She is also the co-founder of initiative Diversifying and Decolonising Economics (DEcon).
Werner Bonefeld [Article]
Werner Bonefeld lectures in Politics at the University of York. Research interests include political economy, Marxist social theory, and European Integration. He has been on the editorial board of Capital & Class and is on the editorial board of Common Sense. He is also on the Advisory Board of Historical Materialism. He has published in a number of journals, including Capital & Class, Common Sense, and Review of Radical Political Economy. His work has been translated into many languages, including German, Greek, Spanish, Italian and French.
Lorenzo Chiesa is Lecturer in Philosophy at Newcastle University (UK), where he serves as co-convenor of the Faculty Research Group in Critical Theory and Practice. He is also Visiting Professor at the socio-political philosophy programme of the European University at St Petersburg and teaches courses on philosophy and psychoanalysis at the Freud Museum, London. His general field of expertise is post-Kantian European philosophy. In particular, his research interests are in the area of Freudian and Lacanian theory, 20th and 21st century French philosophy, French and Italian bio-political thought, and Marxist theory.
is a Professor of Philosophy at the American University in Paris. Specializing in critical theory and early modern philosophy, he has translated and written extensively on Alain Badiou, His recent work has also focused on psychoanalysis and Jacques Lacan. Recently he was also developing a counter-history of political action.
Mike Grimshaw [Abstract]
Mike Grimshaw is Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Canterbury, New Zeland whereby he engages in the subversive expression and discussion of Radical Theology. A self-described ‘intellectual mongrel’ he writes and thinks at the interactions of Social and Critical Theory, Continental thought, Radical Theology and the history of ideas. He is co-editor of is co-editor of CT&T: Continental Thought and Theory and foundation editor of Radical Theologies& Philosophies (Palgrave Macmillan USA) Current work includes ‘A Political Theology of Shit’, a manuscript on the radical theology of John Findlay and another on a neo-con-derived critique of Right & Left neoliberalisms.
Uroš Kranjc [Abstract]
Uroš Kranjc is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Politics, University of York. His main research interests include epistemology of heterodox schools in economics, critique of political economy and contemporary French philosophy. His recent publications include “On the Notions of Police/State (of Situation): An Economic Perspective in Light of Hegel's Philosophy of Right” (Critical Horizons, 2021) and “The discontinuity between value and price form: tracking the subtraction of the qualitative” (Evolutionary and Institutional Economics Review, 2021).
Tomaž Mastnak [Article]
Tomaž Mastnak is a sociologist, publicist and social and civic activist. He was a Director of Research at the Institute of Philosophy at the Center for Scientific Research at the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Ljubljana. He holds a master’s degree from the Department of Philosophy at the Faculty of Philosophy, and a doctorate from the Department of Sociology. He authored a large number of articles and books (Crusading Peace, 2002, Hobbes's Behemoth: Religion and Democracy, 2009, etc.)
Rudi Rizman, a native of Slovenia, holds doctorates from both the University of Ljubljana and Harvard. He teaches sociology and political science at the University of Ljubljana and the University of Bologna and has lectured at numerous universities in Europe and the United States. He was head of the Research and Scientific Institute of the Faculty of Arts at Ljubljana 2003 – 2009. His main research interests are globalization, democracy, nationalism, and social theory.
Jelica Šumič Riha
Jelica Šumič Riha is the acting Dean of the Postgraduate School and a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, both at Scientific Research Centre of Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Ljubljana. She was a visiting professor at the University of Essex (1994-1998); University Paris 8 (2003-2004), and has conducted seminars at the Collège international de philosophie in Paris. She has published a number of philosophical works, including Politik der Wahrheit (with Alain Badiou, Jacques Rancière, and Rado Riha; ed. Rado Riha; Turia + Kant, Vienna 1997); she has edited and contributed to an ontology on Universel, Singulier, Sujet (with Alain Badiou, et al.; Kimé, Paris 2000); Mutations of Ethics (Založba ZRC 2002), etc.
Peter J Verovšek [Abstract]
Dr. Peter J. Verovšek is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Politics/International relations at the University of Sheffield. He studied Government (high honors) and German as a undergraduate at Dartmouth College (AB 2006, summa cum laude). He then conducted research on the continuing effects of the memories of World War II in the politics of the former Yugoslavia as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar (2006-07), before receiving his MA (2008), MPhil (2010) and PhD (2013) in Political Science from Yale University.
Cindy Zeiher [Abstract]
Cindy Zeiher is senior lecturer at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand where she teaches critical theory. Her writings explore Freudian-Lacanian interventions and interpretations related to contemporary questions of subjectivity and ontology. She is currently writing a book which interrogates musicologist and philosopher, Vladimir Jankélévitch’s radical refusal of politics from the perspective of Lacan’s theory of the speech-act. Cindy is co-editor of CT&T: Continental Thought and Theory: http://ctt.canterbury.ac.nz/ and is currently training as a Lacanian psychoanalyst.